What's new in this release
WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager (EMM) version 2.1.0 is the successor to version 2.0.1. It contains the following new features, enhancements, and changes:
- An alert mechanism to report critical events on Android devices
WSO2 EMM Android agent is capable of sending out critical events to the WSO2 DAS server and plugging new event listeners to the Android agent.
- App catalog application implementation
Catalog application for Android provides an easy method for users to browse the app store and install/uninstall the applications.
- System service application implementation
A new service application that is capable of performing privileged tasks as the device owner.
- Silent mode application installation and updates
Install, uninstall and update applications silently via the service application, making it ideal for the COPE scenario.
- Application whitelisting/blacklisting
Application policies can be defined to blacklist/whitelist applications on a device.
- Boot image management
Schedule firmware updates with WSO2 EMM, making it easier for administrators to push updates to devices when the device is idle.
- Scheduled application Installation, uninstallation, and updates
WSO2 EMM allows administrators to schedule and push application updates to devices when the device is idle.
- Advanced device search capabilities
Users can search for devices using the details acquired from a device. For example based on a device's geographic address.
- Device auto enrollment
Auto enroll Android devices to make the enrollment process simple for the end user.
Ability to apply user restrictions on the device by the device owner
WSO2 EMM supports user settings restrictions that can be applied to a device via the device owner. In WSO2 EMM, 30 new restrictions can be enforced on a device.
For more information, see Adding a User Restriction Policy on Android Devices.
- Device monitoring via dashboard analytics features
Ability to monitor devices and the devices that have not complied with policies via the device monitoring dashboard.
- Upgrading the firmware of Android devices
Over the air firmware upgrades for Android devices.
This release includes several bug fixes.
For a complete list of issues fixed in this release, see WSO2 EMM 2.1.0 - Fixed Issues.
For a list of known issues, refer to WSO2 EMM 2.1.0 - Known Issues.
EMM 2.1.0 is compatible with WSO2 Carbon 4.4.3 products. For more information on the products in each Carbon platform release, see the Release Matrix.